Port-au-Prince, [Date] – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived in Port-au-Prince this weekend, issuing a strong statement of solidarity with the people of Haiti. Guterres called on the international community to maintain their support for Haiti during these challenging times and emphasized the need for a robust international force to assist the Haitian National Police.
Guterres expressed his deep concern for the ongoing crisis and the urgent need for immediate action. He stated, “I am in Port-au-Prince to express my full solidarity with the Haitian people. Haiti is facing multiple challenges, and it is crucial that the international community stands united in support of Haiti’s stability and recovery.”
Guterres highlighted the importance of providing assistance to the Haitian National Police, which plays a crucial role in maintaining law and order in the country. He stressed the need for a robust international force to work alongside the national police, enhancing their capabilities and ensuring the protection of the Haitian population.
The UN Secretary-General’s visit comes at a critical time when Haiti is grappling with political unrest, economic difficulties, and the aftermath of natural disasters. Guterres emphasized the urgency of addressing these challenges comprehensively, stating, “Haiti needs our unwavering support, both in terms of immediate relief efforts and long-term development plans. We must work together to ensure a stable and prosperous future for the people of Haiti.”
Guterres concluded his statement by urging the international community, donor countries, and regional organizations to continue their support and solidarity with Haiti. He called for sustained engagement and partnership to address the complex issues faced by the country, emphasizing that collective action is essential in paving the way for a brighter future.